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ES – FRACTUS v. WIKO / Preliminary injunction / Mobile World Congress IP Fast Action Protocol

05 Apr 2018

Fractus S.A. v. Wikomobile Iberia S.L., Barcelona Commercial Court No. 5, 16 February 2018, Docket No. 4/2018

In the context of the IP Fast Action Protocol adopted for the 2018 Mobile World Congress (see more information here), the Spanish company FRACTUS, owner of several patents related to antenna technology for wireless devices, filed an inter partes urgent interim injunction application against the smartphone manufacturing company WIKO.

The Spanish company FRACTUS is an early pioneer in the development of internal antennas for smartphones, tablets and wireless Internet of Things devices. The company holds an intellectual property rights portfolio of more than 40 inventions protected through more than a hundred patents and patent applications, amongst which patent EP 1592083 (EP 083) entitled “Space-filling miniature antennas”.

The complete summary can be found here.

By Luis Fernández-Novoa, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER